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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in St. Louis, MO-IL

The top 100 highest paying jobs in St. Louis, MO-IL (ranked by annual average salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid workers) and the number of employment of each job in St. Louis, MO-IL are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in St. Louis, MO-IL is orthodontists with an average annual salary of $148,870. The second highest paying job is chief executive (average salary $147,640). The salary and the employment information in St. Louis, MO-IL is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in St. Louis, MO-IL

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Orthodontists
$148,870
0
2 Chief Executives
$147,640
2,940
3 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$140,670
1,490
4 Marketing Managers
$132,630
1,540
5 Purchasing Managers
$130,620
770
6 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$130,200
3,240
7 Sales Managers
$129,670
3,430
8 Financial Managers
$126,560
4,900
9 Physicists
$117,270
30
10 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$115,410
160
11 Human Resources Managers
$113,330
1,010
12 Training and Development Managers
$113,150
200
13 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$109,650
540
14 Aerospace Engineers
$109,320
880
15 Economists
$106,870
70
16 Natural Sciences Managers
$105,580
490
17 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$104,700
190
18 General and Operations Managers
$97,300
21,230
19 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$97,100
2,600
20 Industrial Production Managers
$95,540
1,720
21 Medical and Health Services Managers
$93,020
2,790
22 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$92,760
1,130
23 All Other Managers
$92,090
3,690
24 Construction Managers
$90,290
1,820
25 Hydrologists
$88,210
0
26 Administrative Services Managers
$85,440
2,770
27 Mining and Geological Engineers
$80,380
160
28 Management Analysts
$79,140
3,910
29 Foresters
$78,680
0
30 Other Education Administrators
$76,960
240
31 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$76,940
180
32 Other Physical Scientists
$76,070
30
33 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$74,610
1,000
34 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$74,180
110
35 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$72,710
210
36 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$72,250
100
37 Logisticians
$72,160
1,940
38 Postsecondary Geography Teachers
$71,830
30
39 Other Business Operations Specialists
$70,630
8,710
40 Animal Scientists
$70,410
110
41 Cost Estimators
$69,930
2,880
42 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$69,760
3,090
43 Accountants and Auditors
$69,090
12,590
44 Gaming Managers
$68,970
40
45 Rail Car Repairers
$68,410
340
46 Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers
$67,870
1,000
47 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians
$67,470
90
48 Other Postsecondary Teachers
$67,140
600
49 Private Detectives and Investigators
$65,090
390
50 Labor Relations Specialists
$64,680
1,160
51 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$62,990
740
52 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$62,860
5,760
53 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$61,450
70
54 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$61,440
70
55 Training and Development Specialists
$61,060
2,870
56 Compliance Officers
$60,830
2,350
57 Postsecondary Library Science Teachers
$60,380
30
58 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$59,400
3,110
59 Human Resources Specialists
$57,710
5,040
60 Emergency Management Directors
$57,500
60
61 Social and Community Service Managers
$57,220
860
62 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$55,360
1,750
63 Postsecondary Home Economics Teachers
$54,830
70
64 Funeral Service Managers
$52,490
90
65 Judicial Law Clerks
$51,600
40
66 Agricultural Inspectors
$51,150
50
67 Floor Sanders and Finishers
$50,760
60
68 Fundraisers
$48,960
810
69 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
$48,500
880
70 Commercial Divers
$47,430
40
71 Food Service Managers
$46,630
2,150
72 Lodging Managers
$43,780
290
73 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers
$43,440
550
74 Property, Real Estate Managers
$40,990
1,670
75 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
$39,930
420
76 Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers
$39,580
0
77 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School
$38,580
150
78 Electro-Mechanical Technicians
$38,570
80
79 Other Teachers and Instructors
$38,290
2,830
80 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$37,810
410
81 Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic
$37,660
110
82 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters
$37,150
50
83 All Occupations
$37,090
1,345,100
84 Traffic Technicians
$36,720
0
85 Forest and Conservation Workers
$36,660
50
86 Fence Erectors
$34,750
0
87 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
$32,730
70
88 Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners
$32,170
170
89 Parking Enforcement Workers
$31,970
0
90 Environmental Science Teachers
$31,210
40
91 Other Building Cleaning Workers
$29,520
60
92 Models
$28,710
60
93 Bicycle Repairers
$28,530
0
94 Barbers
$28,150
0
95 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants
$26,620
410
96 Tire Builders
$24,240
0
97 Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other
$20,320
300
98 Legislators
$18,610
790

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